Chapter 1 The Crime Scenes (sample chapter)

Centinela Park: June 26, 1937 – Morning Melba Marie Everett, age 9, and her sister, Madeline Everett, 7, left with their friend Jeanette Stephens, age 8, for Centinela Park in Inglewood, California, at about 9:30 A.M. Saturday morning, June 26, 1937. Madeline took a picture book and a teddy bear. They had a blanket and […]

Who were the victims?

So far it is possible that a serial killer let two other men suffer the sentences he deserved. S.C. Stone (Book 1) and Albert Dyer (Book 2) were both convicted of murdering little girls. Stone was convicted of murdering May and Nina Martin and after his death sentence was commuted he was eventually released from […]

Unspeakable

The new background image of the web site is of a too-similar funeral in 1937. It is included in Snake Avenue, but I have gigs and gigs of research, much of it shocking and disturbing, and this picture is probably the most powerful. There is no understanding on any of their faces. There is bewilderment, […]

Changeling (film)

Some films are so moving it becomes necessary for me to learn more to try to resolve it somehow, as if the emotion is left unfinished. There was some satisfaction in the form of resolution in the Wikipedia article about “Changeling,” staring Angelina Jolie and directed by Clint Eastwood. The article is surprisingly in depth […]